At Least 3 Rangers Killed By Militia While ‘Defending National Park’ in DRC

[News24Wire] At least three rangers were killed by the Mai-Mai militia in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the national park says on its website.

[News24Wire] At least three rangers were killed by the Mai-Mai militia in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the national park says on its website.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Number of Refugees in Uganda Tops 1 Million

[Deutsche Welle] Refugees from South Sudan continue to flee the civil war across the Ugandan border, with their number now topping one million, according to the UN. Uganda has called for help with housing and feeding the newcomers.

[Deutsche Welle] Refugees from South Sudan continue to flee the civil war across the Ugandan border, with their number now topping one million, according to the UN. Uganda has called for help with housing and feeding the newcomers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

ICC – Timbuktu Destruction to Cost Islamist Rebel $3.2 Million

[Deutsche Welle] ICC judges have made legal history by ruling that a former Islamist rebel is liable to pay compensation for the destruction of ancient shrines in Mali’s Timbuktu. The historic sites were destroyed by jihadists in 2012.

[Deutsche Welle] ICC judges have made legal history by ruling that a former Islamist rebel is liable to pay compensation for the destruction of ancient shrines in Mali's Timbuktu. The historic sites were destroyed by jihadists in 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Kimetto to Face Defending Champion Kirui in Chicago

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Defending champions Abel Kirui and Florence Kiplagat will line up alongside world record-holder Dennis Kimetto, half marathon world record-holder Zersenay Tadese and three-time Olympic gold medallist Tirunesh Dibaba at the IAAF Go…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Defending champions Abel Kirui and Florence Kiplagat will line up alongside world record-holder Dennis Kimetto, half marathon world record-holder Zersenay Tadese and three-time Olympic gold medallist Tirunesh Dibaba at the IAAF Gold Label road race, Chicago Marathon October 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Travelogue – Voyage to the Land of the Pharaohs

[Premium Times] One of my earliest exposures to Egypt was in the 1999 Hollywood classic, The Mummy. Even though I was taught about the civilization of ancient Egypt in religious school, it was nothing compared to The Mummy – it told the story of an exp…

[Premium Times] One of my earliest exposures to Egypt was in the 1999 Hollywood classic, The Mummy. Even though I was taught about the civilization of ancient Egypt in religious school, it was nothing compared to The Mummy - it told the story of an expedition of treasure-seeking explorers in the Sahara Desert in 1925.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Akombe Slams Unwarranted Claims About Her U.S. Trip

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Commissioner Roselyn Akombe has dismissed claims that she was fleeing out of the country on Wednesday night as a result of queries raised on the credibility of the recently concluded General Election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Commissioner Roselyn Akombe has dismissed claims that she was fleeing out of the country on Wednesday night as a result of queries raised on the credibility of the recently concluded General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Guard Caught With Half a Million Denied Bail

[New Era] Windhoek -The security guard who was arrested in Otjiwarongo on Tuesday with more than half a million Namibia dollars was denied bail during his first appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

[New Era] Windhoek -The security guard who was arrested in Otjiwarongo on Tuesday with more than half a million Namibia dollars was denied bail during his first appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Man Accused of Killing Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend, Nephew

[New Era] Ongwediva -A 61-year-old man is set to make an appearance in Okahao Magistrate’s Court this week in connection with the killing of his ex-girlfriend and her nephew.

[New Era] Ongwediva -A 61-year-old man is set to make an appearance in Okahao Magistrate's Court this week in connection with the killing of his ex-girlfriend and her nephew.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia